Domestic Violence and Abuse
This policy statement from the AAP helps define the pediatrician role in preventing youth violence.
This clinical report from the AAP identifies some of the behavioral and emotional issues that children who have experienced child abuse or neglect may present and offers suggestions on how to handel such situations.
This AAP published report was created to that children with disabilities are recognized as a population that is also at risk of maltreatment and offers suggestions for early identification and intervention.
This report identifies ways the pediatrician can assist in preventing the maltreatment of children.
This clinical report from the AAP discusses the importance of identifying intimate partner violence and the profound effects it can have on children exposed to it.
This pilot study on youth stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the hippocampus evaulates the relationship between smaller hippocampal volumes in adults who are diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder as children.
Internet Resources and Websites
The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence: www.nccev.org
The NCCEV strives to increase the capacity of individuals and communities to reduce the incidence and impact of violence on children and families.
The Child Welfare League: www.cwla.org
The CWLA is a coalition of hundreds of privat and public agencies serving vulnerable children and families since 1920.
Parents Anonymous of Arizona: www.parentsanonymous.org
Parents Anonymous of Arizona is a statewide non-profit agency with a mission to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.
Parent Wise: www.parent-wise.org
This is a website specifically for parents and other caregivers to keep children safe from abuse.